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I don't know if it's because I blog about WoW, or just because I play a fair amount of it, but analogies between WoW and other parts of life constantly leap into my mind. This happens often enough in everyday conversation that it doesn't even annoy my girlfriend anymore; she's just used to it. Most...

June 4th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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It's pretty clear that despite it's flaws, I love the Arena. I know that a lot of people don't but usually the forums are filled with complaints rather than constructive criticism. I was pleasantly surprised by a post in the PvP forums that was amusing and made a great analogy for the Arena Syatem...

June 20th 2008 at 2:08am 0 Comments
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Analogies help us make sense of life. They can take a complex, confusing set of variables and couch them in familiar terms. So for instance, when a major publisher compares the Wii to "two Gamecubes duct taped together," the listener gets a clear picture of the unfamiliar system vis a vis the famili...

September 5th 2007 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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A quick post over at Nintendo-loving site Infendo compares the next great console war to the battle for supremacy over American roads. The author (an admitted Sony hater) suggests that the PS3 offers overpriced power that consumers don't want, much like an American gas-guzzler, while Nintendo's Wii...

August 23rd 2006 at 11:55am 0 Comments
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The latest issue of Official Playstation Monthly featured a short interview with Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima. After comparing the three next-gen systems to food in a rather famous quote a year ago, Hideo now has a new view on the subject."Now, the PlayStation 3 is like a movie theater for...

June 16th 2006 at 4:06pm 0 Comments